A History Of Film Exhibition And Reception In Colonial Hong Kong: 1897 To 1925
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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen 'Passion' this evening. The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry, the celebrated favourite of Louis XV. The film boasts its wonderful acting, scenic grandeur and the majestic beauty. Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening a screen classic 'Passion.' The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening the great historical film 'Passion.' Appropriate music by the Coronet Orchestra has been provided.

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Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1924-04-25
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is going to screen Pola Negri's historical film entitled 'Passion,' for the last time this evening. The story revolves around the life of Madame du Barry. The film is filled with good acting, dramatic setting and superb settings.

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Newspaper Source: The China Mail
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

Passion' is now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Pola Negri as the leading role with brilliant acting. Film plot included.

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Headline: The Coronet
Newspaper Source: Hong Kong Telegraph
Publication Date: 1925-03-24
Summary:

Coronet Theatre is currently screening 'Three Women' which is produced by Ernest [sic] Lubitsch, who is famous for being the producer of 'Passion,' 'One Arabian Night' and 'Rosita.' The cast includes May McAvoy, Pauline Frederick, Marie Prevot and Lew Cody…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-03-24
Summary:

Three women all seeking the love of one man and that one man greedy for money – this is the unusual twist that is given to the eternal triangle problem in 'Three Women,' the feature film now showing at the Coronet Theatre. Film plot included. 'Three Women' was produced by…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1925-04-06
Summary:

With a distinguished cast made up of Marie Prevost, Florence Vidor, Monte Blue, Harry Myers, Adolphe Menjou and Creighton Hale, 'The Marriage Circle' comes to the Star Theatre today. It is an Ernst Lubitsch production. 'The Marriage Circles' is a screen adaptation of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-21
Summary:

Visiting the Coronet Theatre during the next few days, you can see the history of Madame du Barry presented with the greatest colour and realism, for this evening there comes to this popular cinema-house Pola Negri's great picture, 'Passion.' Film synopsis included.

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-22
Summary:

The public has been so much misled in the past by the description, 'historical film,' when romance should have been indicated that possibly some people here will recoil from 'Passion' when they are told that Pola Negri film is largely the story of Madame du Barry, one of the…

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Newspaper Source: South China Morning Post
Publication Date: 1924-04-23
Summary:

Costume plays are usually dull enough affairs, with little life or movement. That they can be infused with life and colour is proved by the notable historical film now showing at the Coronet Theatre, 'Passion,' which not only presents some beautiful costumes but also unfolds a dramatic…